Carved icon of Saint George and selected Saints

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RUSSIA, POSSIBLY CIRCA 1500

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Carved icon of Saint George and selected Saints

Russia, possibly circa 1500

The saint shown mounted killing the dragon between two registers of selected saints, with further saints on the registers above and below, all painted in dull green and brown, with recessed ground, the reverse carved with the Salvonic text with two stylized birds at the foot

9.1/8 x 7 in. (23.2 x 19.2 cm.)